Financial Times Top 400

4 LPL Financial Advisors Named to Financial Times' Top 400 List

March 22, 2018

LPL Financial

LPL Financial is proud to announce that four of its advisors are recognized in the 2018 Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors list. The sixth annual list is produced by Financial Times, a leading financial industry publication, in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of Financial Times.

LPL advisors recognized on the list, listed alphabetically, include:

  • Mark Brown, Brown & Tedstrom, Inc., Denver
  • Kerrick Bubb, KWB Wealth Managers Group, Redlands, Calif.
  • Andy Schwartz , Bleakley Financial Group, Fairfield, N.J.
  • Judith Tocco, Tocco Financial Services, Tucson, Ariz.

“On behalf of LPL, I congratulate Mark, Kerick, Andy and Judith,” said Andy Kalbaugh, LPL managing director and divisional president, National Sales and Consulting. “This award showcases the commitment these advisors have made to providing their clients with personalized service and their dedication to the independent advice model. We look forward to supporting these advisors with our technology, product access and platforms and wish them continued success for years to come.”

According to Financial Times, the top advisors were chosen based on several criteria, including assets under management (AUM), AUM growth rate, years of experience, industry credentials, online accessibility and compliance records. The average advisor in this year’s FT 400 has 28 years of experience and manages $1.4 billion in assets.

LPL Financial, Financial Times, Ignites Research and the advisor firms listed are separate entities.

This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of this advisor’s future performance. Neither LPL Financial nor the advisors pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 400.